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Population in 2012: 70,218 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +3.5%
 

Males: 35,036  (49.9%)
Females: 35,182  (50.1%)

Median resident age:  28.9 years
New Jersey median age:  38.5 years

Zip codes: 07055.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $35,068 (it was $33,594 in 2000)
Passaic:

$35,068
NJ:

$69,667
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $14,863

Passaic city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $316,400 (it was $156,600 in 2000)
Passaic:

$316,400
NJ:

$311,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $357,464; Detached houses: $424,377; Townhouses or other attached units: $269,671; In 2-unit structures: $324,339; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $352,236; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $256,266

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,011.

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  • Hispanic - 49,557 (71.0%)
  • White alone - 11,241 (16.1%)
  • Black alone - 5,221 (7.5%)
  • Asian alone - 2,924 (4.2%)
  • Two or more races - 580 (0.8%)
  • Other race alone - 198 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 57 (0.08%)

Races in Passaic detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Passaic: 128.5 (high, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: Polish (3.6%), Italian (2.6%), Russian (1.6%), United States (1.5%), Irish (1.2%), German (1.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1873

Elevation: 115 feet

Land area: 3.11 square miles.

Population density: 22,562 people per square mile 
 
 (very high).

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For population 25 years and over in Passaic:

  • High school or higher: 62.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.6%
  • Unemployed: 14.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Passaic city:

  • Never married: 53.8%
  • Now married: 32.7%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 4.0%
  • Divorced: 6.1%

31,275 residents are foreign born (39.3% Latin America, 5.1% Asia).

This city:  46.7%
New Jersey:  21.2%



According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists there were 57 registered sex offenders living in Passaic, New Jersey as of October 24, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Passaic to the number of sex offenders is 1,232 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $8,536 (2.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $8,974 (2.6%)

Passaic satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Newark, NJ (8.9 miles , pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (15.3 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Wallington borough, NJ (1.0 miles ), Clifton, NJ (1.2 miles ), Garfield, NJ (1.4 miles ), Rutherford borough, NJ (1.5 miles ), Wood-Ridge borough, NJ (1.5 miles ), East Rutherford borough, NJ (1.6 miles ), Lodi borough, NJ (1.7 miles ), Hasbrouck Heights borough, NJ (1.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $130,000
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $400,000
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $154,500
  • 2002: 7 buildings, average cost: $130,900
  • 2003: 22 buildings, average cost: $80,400
  • 2004: 14 buildings, average cost: $80,400
  • 2005: 8 buildings, average cost: $170,400
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 18 buildings, average cost: $108,700
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $104,800
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $105,400
  • 2010: 6 buildings, average cost: $105,300
  • 2011: 5 buildings, average cost: $165,200
  • 2012: 28 buildings, average cost: $161,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 40.86 N, Longitude: 74.13 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -25,359 (-36.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 6,542 (25.8%)

Area codes: 973, 201, 862

Passaic household income distribution Passaic home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Passaic by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 7844545353626
per 100,000 11.111.75.85.87.25.87.34.47.54.58.92.98.5
Rapes 8852763332662
per 100,000 12.711.77.22.910.18.74.44.44.53.08.98.62.8
Robberies 360469374355274331273313323246278241232
per 100,000 569.5685.4539.8515.8397.1481.0399.2462.5484.1368.4412.7344.2330.3
Assaults 459525482409397343365376343265345341273
per 100,000 726.2767.3695.7594.2575.3498.5533.7555.6514.1396.9512.2487.1388.7
Burglaries 519617464323422363394395318306390320439
per 100,000 821.1901.7669.7469.3611.5527.5576.1583.7476.6458.3579.0457.1625.0
Thefts 1,1381,3741,3961,1901,0529779199529231,1241,0971,046863
per 100,000 1800.42008.02015.01728.91524.51419.81343.81406.81383.31683.31628.71494.01228.7
Auto thefts 613670620574540279364240242150143208157
per 100,000 969.8979.2894.9834.0782.5405.5532.2354.6362.7224.6212.3297.1223.5
Arson 11128113128442036
per 100,000 17.417.511.516.04.317.411.75.96.03.00.04.38.5
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 589.5651.2549.2484.2449.1412.6404.7411.6407.9338.2396.8348.9325.8

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Passaic detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 176 (146 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.08
New Jersey average:

3.38

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Passaic, New Jersey accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

11.6%
New Jersey:

8.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +9,108 (+15.5%).

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
  • Health care (3%)
  • Health care (15%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Passaic-area historical tornado activity is slightly above New Jersey state average. It is 5% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 19.8 miles away from the Passaic city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 tornado 30.9 miles away from the city center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Passaic-area historical earthquake activity is above New Jersey state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 54.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/9/1992 at 08:50:45, a magnitude 3.1 (3.0 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 36.0 miles away from Passaic center
On 10/28/1991 at 20:58:26, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 32.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Passaic County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Heavy Rains: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Blizzards: 2, Floods: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Water Shortages: 2, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Passaic topographic map

Birthplace of: Paul Goldberger - Architecture critic, Morris Cerullo - Television evangelist, Mitch Albom - Author, Paul Rudd - Actor, Joe Piscopo - Comedian, Zoe Saldana - Actress, Dick Vitale - Basketball coach and announcer, Robert Smithson - Artist, Saul Zaentz - Film producer, Alan Rosenberg - Film actor.

Medal of Honor Recipients born in Passaic: Alexander M. Quinn, George Breeman.


Hospitals/medical centers in Passaic:

  • PATIENT CARE NEW JERSEY, INC (Home Health Center, 9 QUINCY STREET)
  • GENERAL HOSPITAL CENTER AT PASSAIC (Hospital, provides emergency services, 350 BOULEVARD)
  • PBI REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, provides emergency services, 350 BOULEVARD)
  • ST MARY'S HOSPITAL, PASSAIC (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Church, 350 BOULEVARD)
  • CHESTNUT CONV CTR (Nursing Home, 360 CHESTNUT ST)
  • CHESTNUT HILL CONV CENTER (Nursing Home, 360 CHESTNUT STREET)
  • HAMILTON PLAZA NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 56 HAMILTON AVENUE)
  • JEFFERSON HOUSE NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, 85 COLUMBIA AVE)
  • MADISON MANOR NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, 141 MADISON ST)
  • PASSAIC BETH ISRAEL HOSPITAL TCU (Nursing Home, 70 PARKER AVENUE)

Political contributions by individuals in Passaic, NJ

Amtrak stations near Passaic:

  • 9 miles: NEWARK (RAYMOND PLAZA WEST) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 11 miles: NEW YORK (PENN STA) (NEW YORK, 7TH AVE. & W. 32ND ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, snack bar, vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 12 miles: NEWARK INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (NEWARK, ) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones.

Local government website: www.cityofpassaic.com

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Passaic:

  • Montclair State University (about 4 miles; Montclair, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 13,192)
  • Berkeley College (about 5 miles; West Paterson, NJ; FT enrollment: 3,123)
  • Passaic County Community College (about 5 miles; Paterson, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,885)
  • Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus (about 6 miles; Teaneck, NJ; FT enrollment: 3,510)
  • Bergen Community College (about 7 miles; Paramus, NJ; FT enrollment: 9,303)
  • William Paterson University of New Jersey (about 8 miles; Wayne, NJ; FT enrollment: 8,076)
  • Rutgers University-Newark (about 9 miles; Newark, NJ; FT enrollment: 7,473)

Public high school in Passaic:

Private high schools in Passaic:

  • YESHIVA KTANA OF PASSAIC BOYS' (Students: 1,600; Location: 1 MAIN AVE; Grades: 1 - 12)
  • BAIS YAAKOV OF PASSAIC HIGH SCHOOL FOR GIRLS (Students: 157; Location: 181 PENNINGTON AVE; Grades: 9 - 12; Girls only)
  • COLLEGIATE SCHOOL (Students: 134; Location: 22 KENT CT; Grades: PK - 12)
  • MESIVTA TIFERES RAV ZVI ARYEH ZEMEL (Students: 112; Location: 15 TEMPLE PL; Grades: 9 - 12; Boys only)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Passaic:

Private elementary/middle schools in Passaic:

  • YESHIVA KTANA OF PASSAIC GIRLS (Students: 720; Location: 1 MAIN AVE; Grades: KG - 8; Girls only)
  • OUR LADY OF MT CARMEL SCHOOL (Students: 301; Location: 7 ST FRANCIS WAY; Grades: PK - 8)
  • YBH OF PASSAIC-HILLEL (Students: 300; Location: 270 PASSAIC AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST ANTHONY OF PADUA SCHOOL (Students: 185; Location: 40 TULIP ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • PASSAIC CATHOLIC REGIONAL SCHOOL (Students: 150; Location: 212 MARKET ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • CHILDREN S DAY NURSERY AND FAMILY CENTER (Students: 104; Location: 104 JEFFERSON ST; Grades: PK - KG)
  • ST NICHOLAS UKRAINIAN SCHOOL (Students: 87; Location: 223 PRESIDENT ST; Grades: PK - 8)
See full list of schools located in Passaic, School District: PASSAIC CITY

Library in Passaic:

  • PASSAIC PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,470,416; Location: 195 GREGORY AVENUE; 111,329 books; 3,538 audio materials; 3,662 video materials; 22 state licensed databases; 296 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Passaic now only has 2 hospitals PBI Regional Medical Center and St. Marys Hospital.
  • You cannot mention Passaic, NJ without mentioning somewhere that this is where The Shirelles made their start. They are one of the most famous "girl groups" of all time and have been inducted into the Rock N' Roll Hall of Fame.

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Notable locations in Passaic: Passaic Station (A), Passaic Truck Company Number 2 (B), Passaic Engine Company Number 2 (C), Reid Memorial Branch Passaic Public Library (D), Holy Rosary Youth Center (E), Rescue Emergency Medical Services (F), Hatzalah Emergency Medical Services (G), Passaic Emergency Medical Services (H), Passaic Fire Department Westside Fire Station (I), Passaic Fire Department Eastside Fire Station (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Passaic include: Saint Johns Church (A), Church of God of Prophecy (B), Holy Rosary Roman Catholic Church (C), Iglesia Pentacostal Smirna (D), Most Holy Name of Jesus Church (E), Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church (F), Saint Joseph Roman Catholic Church (G), Saint Michael the Archangel Church (H), Saint Nicholas Catholic Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Hughes Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Passaic include: Armory Park (1), Veterans Memorial Park (2), Pulaski Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Hungarian Folklore Museum (80 3rd Street), Ball Pit Supply New Jersey (Amusement & Theme Parks; Clifton Area), Mc Daniel Brothers Shows (Amusement & Theme Parks; 153 10th Street), Rack N Roll Family Fun Center (212 Washington Place).

Hotel: Hotel Passaic (4 Henry Street).

 
Passaic County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI  CO  SO2 Ozone  PM2.5 NO2 Pb 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 31.0. This is about average.
City:

31.0
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.405. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.405
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.93. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.93
U.S.:

2.43
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 25.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

25.5
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2005 was 15.4. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

15.4
U.S.:

22.9
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.36. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.36
U.S.:

9.59
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 20.1. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

20.1
U.S.:

9.4
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2008 was 0.0125. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.0125
U.S.:

0.1072


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 31.1%

Average household size:
This city:  3.6 people
New Jersey:  2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  75.2%
Whole state:  69.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.7%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Passaic, NJ

People in group quarters in Passaic in 2010:

  • 224 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 169 people in college/university student housing
  • 26 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 12 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 11 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 8 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 8 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in Passaic in 2000:

  • 204 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 200 people in nursing homes
  • 96 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 64 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 10 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 5 people in religious group quarters

Passaic compared to New Jersey state average:

Passaic, New Jersey environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Banks with branches in Passaic (2011 data):

  • Valley National Bank: Paulison Avenue Branch, 506 Van Houten Avenue Branch, 128 Market Street Branch, Passaic Park Branch. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $14,186.7 mil, Deposits: $9,715.7 mil, headquarters in Wayne, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 219 total offices, Holding Company: Valley National Bancorp
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Westside Branch at 405 Van Houten Avenue, branch established on 1951/05/17; Passaic Branch at 629 Main Avenue, branch established on 1949/08/22. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • TD Bank, National Association: Jefferson Branch at 155 Jefferson Street, branch established on 1970/10/17. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • Banco Popular North America: 8th Street Branch at 122 8th Street, branch established on 1998/04/10. Info updated 2012/01/27: Bank assets: $8,605.3 mil, Deposits: $6,167.7 mil, headquarters in New York, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 97 total offices, Holding Company: Popular, Inc.
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Passaic - Main Avenue at 620 Main Avenue, branch established on 2005/12/19. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Capital One, National Association: Passaic Park Branch at 129-31 Main Avenue, branch established on 1974/11/01. Info updated 2011/07/01: Bank assets: $133,477.8 mil, Deposits: $97,063.7 mil, headquarters in Mclean, VA, positive income, 984 total offices, Holding Company: Capital One Financial Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Passaic travel time to work - commute


Passaic mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (83%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (8%)
  • Electricity (7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Passaic city (based on Passaic County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.29%
Here49.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchMuslim EstimateJewishAssemblies of GodAmerican Baptist Churches in the USA
Adherents66.5%9.3%7.1%2.2%1.9%
Congregations19.5%4.6%6.1%4.6%8.8%
NameReformed Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Episcopal ChurchOther
Adherents1.5%1.3%1.2%1.1%7.8%
Congregations7.3%6.5%4.6%4.2%34.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 212
Passaic County:

4.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Passaic County:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 64
This county:

1.31 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 32
Passaic County:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 280
Here:

5.72 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.1%
New Jersey:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Passaic County:

24.7%
State:

23.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Passaic County:

18.3%
State:

18.0%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 20$94,437$56,6620$0
Other Government Administration 27$97,976$43,5451$284
Judicial and Legal 19$77,639$49,0350$0
Police Protection - Officers 156$1,160,829$89,29556$71,271
Police - Other 34$97,261$34,3272$424
Firefighters 115$690,941$72,0980$0
Fire - Other 25$86,046$41,3020$0
Streets and Highways 56$206,422$44,2330$0
Health 18$67,330$44,8876$9,996
Parks and Recreation 16$49,607$37,2050$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 70$271,124$46,47832$42,936
Local Libraries 16$60,863$45,64714$4,335
Totals for Government 572$2,960,475$62,108111$129,246

Passaic government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Housing and Community Development: $2,505,000 ($35.67)
    General - Other: $690,000 ($9.83)
    Sewerage: $235,000 ($3.35)
  • Current Operations - Housing and Community Development: $23,591,000 ($335.97)
    General - Other: $22,228,000 ($316.56)
    Police Protection: $16,525,000 ($235.34)
    Local Fire Protection: $10,387,000 ($147.93)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,806,000 ($68.44)
    Sewerage: $4,635,000 ($66.01)
    Regular Highways: $2,455,000 ($34.96)
    Health - Other: $1,849,000 ($26.33)
    Central Staff Services: $1,582,000 ($22.53)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,561,000 ($22.23)
    Financial Administration: $1,080,000 ($15.38)
    Parks and Recreation: $931,000 ($13.26)
    Libraries: $870,000 ($12.39)
    General Public Buildings: $729,000 ($10.38)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $509,000 ($7.25)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,032,000 ($14.70)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $37,582,000 ($535.22)

Passaic government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $4,263,000 ($60.71)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,360,000 ($33.61)
    All Other: $1,414,000 ($20.14)
    Parking Facilities: $448,000 ($6.38)
    Parks and Recreation: $19,000 ($0.27)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $17,975,000 ($255.99)
    All Other: $140,000 ($1.99)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $64,000 ($0.91)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $3,523,000 ($50.17)
    General Revenue, NEC: $704,000 ($10.03)
    Interest Earnings: $585,000 ($8.33)
    Rents: $20,000 ($0.28)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $16,415,000 ($233.77)
    All Other: $3,881,000 ($55.27)
    Health and Hospitals: $447,000 ($6.37)
    Highways: $49,000 ($0.70)
  • Tax - Property: $41,397,000 ($589.55)
    Other License: $962,000 ($13.70)
    Public Utilities Sales: $78,000 ($1.11)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $66,000 ($0.94)

Passaic government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,224,000 ($316.50)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,548,000 ($292.63)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,876,000 ($26.72)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $200,000 ($2.85)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $4,345,000 ($61.88)

Passaic government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,306,000 ($18.60)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,548,000 ($150.22)

5.02% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($49,719 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.02%
New Jersey average:

6.12%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($268 average AGI)
Passaic County:

0.07%
New Jersey average:

0.14%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Bergen County, NJ  1.51% ($54,598 average AGI)
from Essex County, NJ  0.57% ($50,321)
from Morris County, NJ  0.43% ($55,519)


6.54% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($51,672 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.54%
New Jersey average:

6.89%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($331 average AGI)
Passaic County:

0.06%
New Jersey average:

0.09%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Bergen County, NJ  1.28% ($48,422 average AGI)
to Morris County, NJ  0.65% ($68,059)
to Essex County, NJ  0.60% ($54,350)

Strongest AM radio stations in Passaic:

  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WLIB (1190 AM; 30 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WPAT (930 AM; 5 kW; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT, INC)
  • WWRL (1600 AM; 25 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS CORP.-NY)
  • WWRU (1660 AM; 10 kW; JERSEY CITY, NJ; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF NEW YORK LICENSE CORP.)
  • WKDM (1380 AM; 5 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: MULTICULTURAL RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSNR (620 AM; 20 kW; JERSEY CITY, NJ)

Strongest FM radio stations in Passaic:

  • WNEW (102.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMSC (90.3 FM; UPPER MONTCLAIR, NJ; Owner: MONTCLAIR STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WRKS (98.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORP OF NEW YORK)
  • WKCR-FM (89.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN NEW YORK)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WAXQ (104.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHTZ (100.3 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWPR-FM (105.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WCBS-FM (101.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCAA (105.9 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP. ("WADO"))
  • WBAI (99.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WBLS (107.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WLTW (106.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQXR-FM (96.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WSKQ-FM (97.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WSKQ LICENSING, INC.)
  • WXRK (92.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WQHT (97.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS LICENSE CORPORATION OF NEW YORK)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WPAT-FM (93.1 FM; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT LICENSING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Passaic:

  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WABC-TV (Channel 7; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING COMPANIES, INC)
  • WPIX (Channel 11; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPIX, INC.)
  • WWOR-TV (Channel 9; SECAUCUS, NJ; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WNBC (Channel 4; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NATIONAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNET (Channel 13; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTV (Channel 41; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKOB-LP (Channel 53; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WKOB COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEBR-CA (Channel 17; MANHATTAN, NY; Owner: K LICENSEE INC.)
  • WRNN-LP (Channel 57; NYACK, NY; Owner: LP NYACK LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WNXY-LP (Channel 26; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W68DN (Channel 68; CHERRY HILL, ETC., NJ; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
  • W33BS (Channel 33; DARIEN, CT; Owner: CT&T BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNYN-LP (Channel 39; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNYX-LP (Channel 35; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFME-TV (Channel 66; WEST MILFORD, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • W38CL (Channel 38; BRONX, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Passaic fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 44
Total length: 262 meters (860ft)
Total costs: $14,584,000
Total average daily traffic: 1,143,440
Total average daily truck traffic: 54,641

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • Before 1900: 1
  • 1900-1909: 1
  • 1910-1919: 1
  • 1920-1929: 1
  • 1930-1939: 1
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 4
  • 1960-1969: 7
  • 1970-1979: 24
  • 1980-1989: 0
  • 1990-1999: 2
  • 2000-2009: 2
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Passaic, NJ

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Passaic)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Passaic, NJ)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

70 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Passaic)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 170 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C145 SERIES (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2609V , Serial Number: 18119, Year manufactured: 1948, Airworthiness Date: 09/21/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Victor N Pallotto, 212 Main Ave, Passaic, NJ 07055
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172N (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 738SW , Serial Number: 17270210, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 01/16/1978
    Registrant (Corporation): Barich Aviation Inc, 317 Pennington Ave, Passaic, NJ 07055
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172K (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 79050 , Serial Number: 17257843, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 11/25/1970
    Registrant (Corporation): Vics View Aviation Service LLC, 212 Main Ave, Passaic, NJ 07055



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED84$242,59569$235,884321$278,42716$132,31320$990,65030$218,6000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED10$254,60010$261,80052$251,9428$74,6252$990,0003$137,6670$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED41$249,04923$241,304233$256,44631$27,1944$491,75023$200,6961$2,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN39$258,38514$226,35794$247,2550$02$215,00013$202,1540$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS14$235,1436$277,33326$313,7311$20,0000$02$116,0000$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 1752.00 , 1753.00, 1754.00, 1755.00, 1756.00, 1757.00, 1758.00, 1759.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED17$290,8243$311,333
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED9$266,4444$335,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED9$318,4440$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$396,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 1752.00 , 1753.00, 1754.00, 1755.00, 1756.00, 1757.00, 1758.00, 1759.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 7
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Businesses in Passaic, NJ
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Kmart1
Burger King1MasterBrand Cabinets2
CVS1McDonald's1
DHL3Nike5
Dairy Queen1Payless2
Domino's Pizza1Pizza Hut1
Dunkin Donuts3RadioShack1
Fashion Bug1Rite Aid2
FedEx2Sears1
Foot Locker1Sprint Nextel1
GNC2The Room Place1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Home Depot1UPS3
KFC1Walgreens1
Browse common businesses in Passaic, NJ


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  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
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  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
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